In Not a Box, a rabbit uses its imagination to transform a cardboard box to a race car, a robot, and a spaceship. With a little imagination, the ordinary becomes extraordinary!
Art Tales: Not a Box
Ages 4 to 6
Art Tales is a tour designed for the Gallery’s youngest learners. This tour includes the reading of Not a Box by Antoinette Portis, exploration of two works of art, and an art-making experience.
Looking and Learning Skills
During the Art Tales: Not a Box tour, students will discover how artists use their imagination and draw inspiration from the world around them to create modern sculptures and paintings. On this tour, students will:
• become familiar with a museum setting
• observe, describe, compare, and contrast works of art
• create a 3-D, multimedia work of art inspired by their experience in the museum
Group Size: Up to 60 students
Length: 60 minutes
Meeting Location: East Building Atrium
Examples of Works Featured on Tour
Tour Request Form
Requests for fall tours (September 24 – December 7, 2018) will be accepted from August 1 – November 2, 2018.
Tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance. Groups must contain at least 15 students.
Once your tour has been scheduled, you will receive a confirmation letter via mail in 10 business days (14 days for Spanish-language tours).
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